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Sulphur Mountain, Banff National Park

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Head up Sulphur Mountain for extensive views of six mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies. Named for the hot springs on its lower slopes, the mountain features both hiking trails and a scenic eight-minute gondola ride to its peak. At the summit, you'll find a 1903 meteorological observatory that still contains antique furnishings. The area at the top also includes a short historical walk and well-maintained observation decks where you can admire the scenery and snap photos. By using our Banff National Park travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Sulphur Mountain and other attractions in Banff National Park.
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  • Truly unbelievable views. Pictures don't do it justice, just go up. But wear good hiking shoes it can be ver slippery on the boardwalk.  more »
  • During winter, the gondola ride going down is free! A good way to spend a couple hours is to hike up the mountain, then enjoy the well-earned free ride back. Right next to the Banff Hotsprings parking...  more »
  • Take the short gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain and you will find a 4-story building (3 inside floors plus a rooftop viewing area) which is worth a visit. The views from there are absolutel...  more »